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TORONTO — A man has died after being shot while in a vehicle in north Toronto.  Police say an occupant, or occupants, of a vehicle shot at another vehicle in the area of Finch Avenue West and Westmore Drive at 12:45 p.m. Thursday. They say officers found one man with gunshot wounds.  Police say the […]

TORONTO — TD Bank Group has identified where its deficiencies in anti-money laundering oversight are and is working to address them, said chief executive Bharat Masrani. “This is a priority for the bank, and we take our responsibility seriously to live up to our high standards. We will continue to mobilize the required resources to […]

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The northern Ontario city of Thunder Bay is set to receive $20.7 million in federal funding to help fast-track housing development. Speaking in the city Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the money will help accelerate the construction of 600 new units over three years. The money is allocated under the […]

Toronto FC has signed former England youth international Matty Longstaff to a two-year contract with an option for 2026. The 23-year-old midfielder spent the last four seasons with Newcastle United, where his older brother Sean also plays, but only made 20 appearances including 14 Premier League matches. He went out on loan three times.  Matty […]

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — Ontario’s privacy commissioner is looking into a southwestern university’s installation of more than two dozen vending machines equipped with facial analysis technology. The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario says it received two complaints about the matter at the University of Waterloo and is examining the circumstances of what […]

TORONTO — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has completed two key financing deals to raise a total of more than US$2 billion that it plans to use to repay other debt and for general corporate purposes. The refinancing comes as the company pursues an international arbitration process over Panama’s decision to effectively shut down the company’s […]

TORONTO — CIBC says it has sorted through the issues in its U.S. office portfolio and that its Canadian mortgage book is performing well as it reported profits that beat analyst expectations. The bank has seen increased scrutiny over concerns about its exposure to the U.S office space, and the higher proportion of its business […]

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. says it expects to face a challenging year in 2024 amid ongoing economic pressures on shoppers, but could see growth as it integrates U.S. toymaker Melissa & Doug following the closure of its acquisition. President and CEO Max Rangel told analysts on a conference call Thursday that Spin Master navigated […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was up more than 100 points in late-morning trading, helped by gains in energy and base metal stocks, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 103.84 points at 21,347.61. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 30.14 points at 38,979.16. […]

TORONTO — Ontario is investing $1.6 billion for two new buildings at a mental health hospital in Toronto.  The province says the money will go toward the design and construction of the buildings at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Premier Doug Ford says it’s a significant step for the province’s plan to boost […]